Our client is a market leading international consumer branded company with a turnover around £90m that is expanding its product range, its channels to market, and its geographical coverage. The business already encompasses a head office operation in the UK, and subsidiaries in USA, Canada, Dubai, Australia, France, Holland, China and a rep office in Russia. It has both the assets and capacity to significantly grow and the board are looking for a high calibre Finance Director that is able to add value to the composition of the board. Being the market leader of a number of products it is focussed on brand development in order to secure the long term profitable growth of the business. They are looking to recruit a strategic and commercially minded finance professional with the aim of driving operational, commercial and financial performance.
Reporting directly into the Chief Executive Officer and working as a member of the board you will be responsible for leading and managing a large finance and IT team. The key responsibilities for the role are as follows:
This is a long term appointment and the role requires a commercial mind, gravitas and strong influencing skills. The successful candidate will be a driven, ambitious individual with a first class career track record to date and a collaborative leadership style. Your innate commercial ability is the most important factor in determining who the successful candidate will be will be but any previous ERP implementation experience, or experience of creating direct channels to consumers could be beneficial.